Latest Trustworthy News from Dr. Mercola - delivered straight to your inbox!

Iron Overload Destroys Mitochondria and Sabotages Health

Analysis by Dr. Joseph Mercola Fact Checked

iron overload destroys mitochondria

Story at-a-glance

  • Iron is essential for life as it transfers oxygen to your tissues. Hemoglobin, the protein in your red blood cells, contains iron at its core, which reversibly binds to oxygen and supplies your tissues with it


By continuing to browse our site you agree to our use of cookies, revised Privacy Policy and Terms of Service.